Transmission Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Bel Air.

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YourMechanic Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

51

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Clarissa

26 years of experience
188 reviews
Clarissa
26 years of experience
Clarissa was very polite went over and behond very good mechanic I will definitely as for her specifically for future auto repair
Very nice and Knowledgeable....

Miguel

34 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
34 years of experience
Great guy knows his stuff
Thanks Miguel, will use your services again, if ever needed.

Quentin

18 years of experience
20 reviews
Quentin
18 years of experience
Great automotive experience

Vytas

7 years of experience
62 reviews
Vytas
7 years of experience
Very fast, great communication. Explained other problems he found to me

Colin

26 years of experience
94 reviews
Colin
26 years of experience
Colin was a pleasure to work with! Very knowledgeable.

Sam

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Sam
16 years of experience
Excellent

Blissel

3 years of experience
38 reviews
Blissel
3 years of experience
Blissel came on time and listen to my concerns then as agreed he went to work and before I knew it the job was done, love the idea the they come to you and fix your car so hassle free its great thanks

Patrick

7 years of experience
48 reviews
Patrick
7 years of experience
Service was quick and made sure the job was done correctly.

Noni

21 years of experience
19 reviews
Noni
21 years of experience
I must say Noni ia a Great mechnaic. Quick, Knowledgeable and Friendly. I would recommend Noni to everyone !!!

Timothy

47 years of experience
201 reviews
Timothy
47 years of experience
Timothy texted and asked if he could come early and showed up when he said he would be here. He got the job done quickly and professionally. Excellent. Will ask for Timothy every time!


How much does Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement cost in Bel Air?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bel Air. Our mechanics in Bel Air are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Bel Air.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Honda Civic $178 $97.58 $79.99 13% $205.08
2014 Chevrolet Equinox $183 $71.06 $111.98 17% $221.56
2006 Ford Explorer $189 $108.54 $79.99 12% $216.04
2007 Cadillac XLR $248 $103.65 $143.98 16% $297.15
2005 Infiniti FX45 $196 $92.44 $103.98 15% $232.19
2006 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG $231 $150.72 $79.99 10% $258.22

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Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement Service

What is the Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) all about?

Vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission are designed to start only in park or neutral gears. If a vehicle is able to start in reverse or drive gears, it can unintentionally move, causing damage to property or injuries to occupants or bystanders. For this reason, automakers have developed a safety shutdown called a transmission position sensor or range sensor that cuts the power to the starter control circuit if the vehicle is not in park or neutral. This sensor or switch is typically mounted on the side of the transmission and screws into the body of the transmission to detect in which gear the transmission is engaged. If the driver attempts to start the vehicle when the transmission is engaged in a gear other than park or neutral, power is not distributed to the starter circuit. The vehicle will not crank, preventing unintentional vehicle movement. If the transmission position sensor, or range sensor fails, the vehicle may be able to start while engaged in a drive gear.

Keep in mind:

  • Symptoms related to the transmission position sensor mimic those of other common problems.
  • Professional mechanics need to diagnose the symptoms for accurate repair.
  • The transmission position sensor is also commonly referred to as a transmission range sensor.

How it's done:

  • The faulty transmission position sensor switch is identified
  • The vehicle is lifted and supported on jack stands
  • The defective transmission position sensor switch is then removed
  • The new transmission position sensor switch is installed and the vehicle taken off the jack stands
  • The repair is verified and the vehicle is road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

While the transmission position sensor is does not require any routine service, as an electronic part, it can fail. If your automatic transmission-equipped vehicle is able to start in a gear other than park or neutral, or if your vehicle will not start when in park or neutral, you may need to replace the transmission position sensor.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Transmission Position Sensor (Switch)?

  • Engine will not start at all
  • Engine will only start in neutral gear, not in park
  • Engine will start in engaged in drive or reverse gear

How important is this service?

If your vehicle is able to start in gear, there is potential to cause injury to people or damage to property. If the range sensor fails, have it replaced immediately.

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Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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